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Performance data reveals record A-level results in Coventry

Published on Thursday, 29 January 2015 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Coventry students in sixth forms and colleges have achieved record results, latest performance figures have revealed.

Shakespeare’s Sonnets on Valentine’s Day at Central Library

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 in Schools, libraries and learning news

A dance performance and workshop inspired by Shakespeare’s poetry will be taking place at Central Library on Saturday 14 February.

Landscape sessions at the herbert

Landscapes sessions at the Herbert

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 in Services for schools news

Special exhibition-themed art sessions now available for schools.

Last few places left for secondary school teacher CPD with artist Laura Oldfield Ford!

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 in Services for schools news

Try out new techniques, develop your creative talents and get inspiration to take back to the classroom.

Teacher Twilight at the Herbert

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 in Services for schools news

Join us for our next Teacher Twilight session on 3 February.

Susi Bechhofer chosen to light Sir Anish Kapoor-designed candle at ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day

Published on Friday, 23 January 2015 in Leisure and culture news

70 candles to be lit across UK to mark 70th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz

Magical events at city libraries

Published on Friday, 23 January 2015 in Schools, libraries and learning news

A magical evening in February will see Coventry Libraries transformed into Hogwarts for a book night with a Harry Potter theme.

Coventry Commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day 27 January.

Published on Friday, 23 January 2015 in Leisure and culture news

The annual Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration takes place in the Lower Precinct, Coventry on the 27 January at 12.45 until 1.30pm.

Lincoln letter

Help the city pay tribute to Abraham Lincoln

Published on Thursday, 22 January 2015 in Lord Mayor news

The Lord Mayor of Coventry is to follow in the pen strokes of her predecessor from 1865 and write to America in tribute to Abraham Lincoln to mark the anniversary of his death – and she needs your help.

More support for Troubled Families

Published on Tuesday, 20 January 2015 in Children and families news

A major project which has transformed the lives of more than 600 Coventry families is expanding.

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Make a Memory - Change a Childhood

Published on Monday, 19 January 2015 in Children and families news

A recruitment campaign is going retro to attract a new generation of foster carers in Coventry.

Council welcomes top ten verdict – with work still to do to deliver more jobs in Coventry

Published on Monday, 19 January 2015 in Business and licensing news

The Leader of Coventry City Council has welcomed the news that Coventry is one of the top ten cities in the country for jobs growth, patents granted and business growth over the past decade.

Come and listen to a world-renowned guru on stopping smoking

Published on Thursday, 15 January 2015 in Health and social care news

Professor Robert West will be at Central Library on Wednesday 21 January to answer your questions about how you can stop smoking or help someone you know to quit.

Credit Union

New venue for city credit union

Published on Thursday, 15 January 2015 in Council tax and benefits news

A Coventry Credit Union is hoping a move to Ball Hill in Stoke will boost its uptake.

CCTV car set to tackle problem of dangerous parking outside schools

Published on Thursday, 15 January 2015 in Parking, travel and streets news

Coventry City Council has announced plans to tackle the issue of illegal and dangerous parking outside schools with the use of a CCTV ‘enforcement vehicle’.

Corinne Spencer good citizen

Community champion Corinne, gains Good Citizen Award

Published on Tuesday, 13 January 2015 in Council and democracy news

Corinne Spencer, nicknamed ‘The Steel Orchid’ in her local community, was presented with a Good Citizen Award by the Lord Mayor earlier today.

New training directory for those working with children and young people

Published on Tuesday, 13 January 2015 in Services for schools news

Staff who work with children and young people can now book on to new, free mental health training courses.

Places still available on Adult Ed courses

Published on Monday, 12 January 2015 in Adult education news

Coventry’s Adult Education Service still has some places available on a wide range of courses that could help you to learn a new skill, get fit, get creative or gain a qualification.

Start the New Year with a visit to the monthly Farmers Market in Broadgate this Friday 16 January.

Published on Monday, 12 January 2015 in Leisure and culture news

The Farmers Market takes place on each third Friday of the month and has always proven to be a popular attraction for the shoppers and visitors in the city that are hoping to experience the very best fresh local produce available.

Pride of Coventry

Help recognise Coventry and Warwickshire’s unsung heroes

Published on Friday, 09 January 2015 in Council and democracy news

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for all the hard work they do?

Coventry’s Half Marathon Schools’ Challenge

Published on Thursday, 08 January 2015 in Services for schools news

Take Coventry’s Half Marathon Schools’ Challenge on Sunday 1 March 2015.

Last chance to book First World War school sessions at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Published on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 in Services for schools news

The Herbert has developed a new facilitated session aimed at Key Stage 2, looking at the war in a local context and investigating the stories of Coventry soldiers and their families.

Free CPD for secondary school teachers with artist Laura Oldfield Ford

Published on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 in Services for schools news

Try out new techniques, develop your creative talents and get inspiration to take back to the classroom.

Hope Programme - for parents or carers of a child with ASD or ADHD

Published on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 in Services for schools news

Are you a parent or carer of a child with ASD or ADHD? Would you like to meet with other parents/carers?

New food allergy laws come in to place

Published on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 in Trading standards news

Coventry Trading Standards are reminding food businesses in the city that new rules are coming into place from 13 December 2014 about informing customers of allergens in products that they sell.

Child sexual exploitation campaign takes to the roads and airwaves

Published on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 in Children and families news

A campaign to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation (CSE) is taking to the roads and the airwaves.

Make it your New Year’s resolution not to get ripped off

Published on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 in Trading standards news

Coventry Trading Standards are encouraging residents to make the resolution not to fall prey to scammers, rogue traders and unfair practices this year.

Coventry City Council set to amend dog control orders

Published on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 in Council news and publications news

Members of Coventry City Council’s Cabinet are set to support fresh amendments to a report on new dog control orders across the city.

School nurse - top tips

Published on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 in Services for schools news

Top tips for January from the School Nursing team.

Trading Standards warning about dangerous chemicals in toy dolls

Published on Monday, 22 December 2014 in Trading standards news

Centsa Press Release - Dangerous chemicals in toy dolls

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